Businesses generate about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day. This is why it’s crucial to manage these important bytes with accuracy and precision to ensure that it is used to boost productivity and improve the customer experience. To do this, they need to have the right tools.

But with the plethora of tools for managing data on the market, which should they pick? To make the best choice it’s essential to clearly identify your business goals and what kind of data you’ll need to manage. Also, think about whether you’d prefer to store data on-premise or in the cloud. Also, you should look for solutions that support various functions for managing data, from metadata to data integration and analytics.

Our top pick is Microsoft SQL Server. It is a central system for managing master data, and it also supports automated workflows that ensure data consistency across your company. It also offers high availability and disaster recovery options to protect your data and security. Its seamless integration into other Microsoft technologies allows users to quickly access the data they require.

Another option is Enteros patent-pending database performance management SaaS platform, which identifies the root causes of complex issues with performance and database scalability that affect businesses. It also analyzes databases and suggests the most appropriate solutions. In addition, it provides best-in-class use governance to help companies make use of data more ethically and in a more transparent way with consumers.